The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 421 385 429
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +44
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 181 189 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 90 59
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£370 £373 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% -15.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -71.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £13.33 £50.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £23.20 £52.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £8.63 £51.50
% change year-on-year
+94.09% -83.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 162 £375 +0.67% 22
South East -26 54 £393 +14.59% 6
London -23 50 £410 -0.60% 7
Hampshire +1 34 £393 +13.76% 1
West Midlands +6 18 £295 - 1
Warwickshire +11 14 £298 -
East Midlands +4 11 £450 - 2
North West -9 10 £263 +110.00% 2
South Wales +3 9 £363 -14.70%
Wales -2 9 £363 -14.70%
City of London +13 8 £333 +7.25%
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 8 £373 +7.50%
Tyne and Wear +10 8 £373 +7.50%
North East +4 8 £373 +7.50%
Scotland -1 8 £345 -4.16% 1
Surrey +8 7 £400 -33.33% 2
East of England +5 6 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £375 +36.86% 3
Reading +2 4 £375 -31.81%
Berkshire -8 4 £375 -14.28%
Oxfordshire - 4 £300 -
Guildford - 4 £400 -
Birmingham -13 3 - -
Derby - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £345 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 - - 1
Oxford - 3 £275 -
Wiltshire +7 2 £263 -34.37%
Cheshire 0 2 - - 2
South West -18 2 £263 -30.00%

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 145 (39.73%) Microsoft
2 144 (39.45%) HP
3 141 (38.63%) Security Cleared
4 132 (36.16%) SC Cleared
5 115 (31.51%) ISTQB
6 114 (31.23%) Oracle
7 113 (30.96%) .NET
8 107 (29.32%) Project Management
9 96 (26.30%) HTML
10 94 (25.75%) MS Excel
11 92 (25.21%) JavaScript
12 91 (24.93%) ASP.NET
13 86 (23.56%) JSP
14 80 (21.92%) ITIL
14 80 (21.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 79 (21.64%) UNIX
16 77 (21.10%) Oracle EBS
17 75 (20.55%) Test Scripting
18 70 (19.18%) Citrix
19 63 (17.26%) SAN
20 57 (15.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
21 54 (14.79%) Oracle Reports
22 53 (14.52%) Finance
23 52 (14.25%) Linux
24 47 (12.88%) HP Quality Center
24 47 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
25 45 (12.33%) DV Cleared
26 41 (11.23%) Cisco
27 39 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
28 38 (10.41%) ISEB

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.93%) CMS
3 8 (2.19%) Lync
4 6 (1.64%) Confluence
5 5 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.37%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.82%) Apache
7 3 (0.82%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.55%) IIS
8 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 94 (25.75%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.30%) MS Office
3 14 (3.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.64%) MS Project
6 2 (0.55%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 77 (21.10%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.92%) Agresso
3 6 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.10%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.27%) SAP PP-PI
7 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.27%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 63 (17.26%) SAN
2 31 (8.49%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.64%) DHCP
3 6 (1.64%) DNS
4 5 (1.37%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.37%) SSL
4 5 (1.37%) Firewall
4 5 (1.37%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.10%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.10%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.10%) PBX
6 3 (0.82%) VPN
6 3 (0.82%) DMZ
6 3 (0.82%) NAS
7 2 (0.55%) Network Security
7 2 (0.55%) Wireless
7 2 (0.55%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.55%) LAN
7 2 (0.55%) SMTP
7 2 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.79%) Oracle Reports
2 22 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.37%) DB2
4 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.10%) Big Data
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.82%) DTS
7 2 (0.55%) IDOL
7 2 (0.55%) QlikView
7 2 (0.55%) HBase
7 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.55%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 11 (3.01%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.92%) Subversion
4 5 (1.37%) JIRA
5 4 (1.10%) Ant
5 4 (1.10%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.10%) Hudson
6 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 53 (14.52%) Finance
2 15 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.56%) Banking
4 10 (2.74%) Marketing
4 10 (2.74%) Legal
5 9 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.19%) Retail
6 8 (2.19%) Front Office
7 7 (1.92%) Law
8 6 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.64%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.82%) Games
9 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 91 (24.93%) Analyst
2 34 (9.32%) Test Analyst
3 29 (7.95%) Test Specialist
4 21 (5.75%) Support Analyst
5 20 (5.48%) Consultant
6 19 (5.21%) Architect
7 17 (4.66%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.66%) Business Analyst
7 17 (4.66%) Test Leader
8 15 (4.11%) Developer
9 13 (3.56%) Test Manager
10 11 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (3.01%) Knowledge Manager
11 9 (2.47%) Service Manager
12 8 (2.19%) Service Analyst
12 8 (2.19%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (1.92%) Tester
13 7 (1.92%) Technical Support
14 6 (1.64%) Data Architect
14 6 (1.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (30.96%) .NET
2 96 (26.30%) HTML
3 91 (24.93%) ASP.NET
4 86 (23.56%) JSP
5 13 (3.56%) XML
6 10 (2.74%) CSS
6 10 (2.74%) Web Services
7 6 (1.64%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.37%) XMPP
9 4 (1.10%) jQuery
10 3 (0.82%) Middleware
10 3 (0.82%) J2EE
11 1 (0.27%) Flash
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.27%) Rendezvous
11 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
11 1 (0.27%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.27%) JSON
11 1 (0.27%) WCF
11 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.30%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.29%) CMDB
4 8 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (2.19%) Replication
5 7 (1.92%) Wiki
6 6 (1.64%) Social Media
6 6 (1.64%) Taxonomies
6 6 (1.64%) User Experience
7 5 (1.37%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.37%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.37%) FMCG
8 4 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.10%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.10%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.10%) GIS
8 4 (1.10%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (21.64%) UNIX
2 52 (14.25%) Linux
3 37 (10.14%) Windows
4 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.84%) HPUX
6 9 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.19%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.92%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.64%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.10%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.55%) VME
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (29.32%) Project Management
2 80 (21.92%) ITIL
3 75 (20.55%) Test Scripting
4 36 (9.86%) Service Management
5 33 (9.04%) CRM
6 31 (8.49%) Incident Management
7 30 (8.22%) Software Testing
7 30 (8.22%) Problem Management
7 30 (8.22%) Service Delivery
7 30 (8.22%) Migration
7 30 (8.22%) Security Testing
8 28 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (6.58%) Workflow
9 24 (6.58%) Validation
9 24 (6.58%) Configuration Management
10 23 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (5.75%) Release Management
11 21 (5.75%) Change Management
12 20 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (5.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 92 (25.21%) JavaScript
2 28 (7.67%) SQL
3 27 (7.40%) PowerShell
4 25 (6.85%) VBA
5 21 (5.75%) Java
6 18 (4.93%) C#
7 11 (3.01%) VB
8 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.82%) C
10 1 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 141 (38.63%) Security Cleared
2 132 (36.16%) SC Cleared
3 115 (31.51%) ISTQB
4 80 (21.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 57 (15.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 45 (12.33%) DV Cleared
7 39 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (10.41%) ISEB
9 37 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (8.49%) MCITP
11 13 (3.56%) Degree
12 8 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.19%) MCSE
12 8 (2.19%) CCNA
13 4 (1.10%) PMP
13 4 (1.10%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.82%) CCNP
14 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.82%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
15 2 (0.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.48%) QA
2 19 (5.21%) SLA
3 7 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.64%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) HL7
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.82%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.55%) XenApp
5 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 47 (12.88%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (1.37%) Nessus
3 5 (1.37%) Nmap
3 5 (1.37%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (1.37%) SCCM
3 5 (1.37%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.10%) Control-M
5 2 (0.55%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.55%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.55%) SCOM
5 2 (0.55%) OpenView
5 2 (0.55%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 145 (39.73%) Microsoft
2 144 (39.45%) HP
3 114 (31.23%) Oracle
4 70 (19.18%) Citrix
5 41 (11.23%) Cisco
6 20 (5.48%) SAP
7 16 (4.38%) ServiceNow
8 13 (3.56%) VMware
9 10 (2.74%) BMC
10 8 (2.19%) CA
10 8 (2.19%) Sybase
11 6 (1.64%) IBM
12 5 (1.37%) Avaya
12 5 (1.37%) Lotus
13 4 (1.10%) webMethods
13 4 (1.10%) Altiris
13 4 (1.10%) Remedy
13 4 (1.10%) Ab Initio
14 3 (0.82%) ATG
14 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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